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The Secret About Work Life In 20 Other Countries That Will Surprise You

In Japan, "Karōshi" means "death from overwork." Take a look at the country right next to the U.S. on this graph — folks in Japan actually have 10 days more mandated paid time off than we do! Perhaps it's time for us to make up our own word for being worked to death right here in the good ol' U.S. of A. These charts show the 20 other "rich" countries that beat us out on mandated paid holidays and paid vacation time. No wonder folks are a little tense on the job...

The Secret About Work Life In 20 Other Countries That Will Surprise You
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John Micheal Stewart plays a character known as "The Boss" on the social media hit "Breadstick Ricky and the Boss" but he has some solid advice on why employees shouldn't overwork themselves.

"Breadstick Ricky and the Boss" has over 2.3 million subscribers on TikTok and follows the on-the-job shenanigans of The Boss and his coworker, Ricky, a high-voice tradesman who has a knack for getting into trouble.

Comments on the videos show they have a big following with hard-working good ol' boys like the Boss and Ricky characters.

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